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>> vultures. >> it took less than an hour and virtually no debate for a state senate committee to hear and kill a proposal to ban future b.a.r.t strikes. >> the senator has the next bill. >> city councilman collected more than 20,000 signatures for b.a.r.t riders in support of the ban said he wasn't surprised. >> there is strong support from the people, but the politicians are hiding under the bed. >> the strike ban was vigorously opposed by organized labor which is also one of the biggest donors to state democratic party and to state representatives. and they turned out in force to make their voices heard. >> we firmly believe that if this right is going to be taken away, it should be at the bargain table. >> to destroy the present process of dispute resolution would be counterproductive. >> the employer would be left with all of the weapons at their disposal and yet the workers would have no resource. >> to which the bill's author republican state senator bob
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huff countered. >> they are the ones holding a gun at the 400 something thousand people that are transit dependent in the bay area and bring it to a halt. >> he also questioned the process itself. >> what is the purpose of the transit agency? it is the right to transportation. yet, we are dealing with it in a union committee because that is how the legislation sees it. >> the bay area senator jim bell said that it just went too far. >> which is why i have a hard time supporting the bill. it goes way over there. i think there could be more discussion. >> would you be willing to amend it? >> i don't know about you, but i didn't hear any suggested amendments. did you? when they want to kill a bill, they come up with a reason, they don't offer amendments.
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>> reporter: it is pretty clear they are not interested in amending this one. san francisco has a measure like this, and it's a pretty pro labor town. >> no question. we were talking about that while your piece was going on. the money involved. follow the money on this story. how much of this came down to partisan poll sicks. republicans versus democrats. how much of it comes down to the fact that labor pays the freight in sacramento a lot of the times for these folks. >> reporter: i think they are intertwined, ken. let's be honest. if a democrat wasn't going to propose this, it rolled back in part because the unions are so pow r.ful. they give millions of merchandise. they turn out troops. they are the backbone of the democratic party and you are not going to have a bill going through here as long as they are in control. as far as the republicans, they may have put this out there just to prove this point. >> never made it out of committee. phil matier, thank you.
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governor brown isation more pressure to declare a draught emergency. a letter to the governor requesting an emergency draught declaration. he expressed the unusually dry winter could have serious conqueenses for the state. coming-- consequences for the state. ann notarangelo shows us some people in the bay area are rushing to store whatever water already exists. >> think of home storage then you think of storing things. but these days more and more people are going into home improvement with their eyes on storing water. >> more than in the past. >> last month, they increased their water storage tank sales by 40%. by the end of this winter, they expect to double their sales from last year. >> customers are buying 450 to 5,000-gallon tanks at a cost of 600 to $3,000 just in case we don't get anymore rain. >> i just see a sense of urgency when people want to do
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this. >> for people in more rural settings, this is insurance in case the aquafores dry. one agriculture commissioner said it is not clear if this kind of water storage inadvertently affects others who rely on the same water source. and, quote, this could get ugly. >> you see further down the road here our rain harvesting tanks. >> more customers are also gearing up in case we do get rain with rain harvesting equipment. for about $1,500 you can take the rainwater from your roof and store it. there are even rebate programs. but with the sky like this, they focus on what is already here at a time when it seems every single drop counts. ann notarangelo, kpix 5. >> companies that make the water storage tanks may run dry themselves. they think demand could exceed
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supply this year. it is day, of course. and very windy in the bay area today. trees were swaying quite vigorously. the gusty and try conditions are creating a recipe for freudian. kind of weird we're talking about red flag warnings. paul deanno has the late. >> reporter: yeah. this is strange. january13th, no, this is not common. north bay hill and east bay hills, you saw the video. in the higher elevations it is windy. 15 to 30 miles per hour. very low humidity levels. it is as dry as simmer time according to the ground and this big ridge of high pressure. i am calling it the mega ridge. it is back and not going anywhere. did you get outside today to enjoy because look at these highs.
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upper 60s for petaluma. today may be one of the coolest days this week. we'll take about record highs and how long it will stick around in a few short minutes. >> paul, see you then. thanks. four more people have died from the flu in the bay area. a 61-year-old and 62-year-old. santa cruz county also reported a death. google is paying a high price for a high-tech thermostat and smoke detector maker. google just purchased the lab for $3.2 million. google was an early investor. among its products is a thermostat that learns a customer's preferences and adjusts on its own. a handful of 49er faithful fans spent a big part of their
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day today seeking autographs. get this, to get them, the fans had to be a bit of an athlete themselves. racing to be at the right spot at the right time and dodging a few cars along the way. we talked to a couple autograph hounds who gave up their lunch break to try and meet the players. >> oh seahawks, what. they are going down. >> hands down. we got this. go 9ers. whew. >> it was a day off for players, but several of them came in to get treatment for some minor injuries. very minor. getting a ticket to sunday's game in seattle is proving to be a bit of a challenge. the seahawks have essentially band ticket sales to california. allen martin is here to prove where there is a will, there is a way. >> reporter: with money you can go anywhere. i know what some of you are thinking. the memories of arbiterly fought battle ending with a win and a trip to the superbowl, priceless, right? not a chance. there is definitely a price.
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>> with that, 49er fans turn their eyes to seattle and their account balances hoping to answer one simple question. what's it going to cost me to see sunday's championship game at the notoriously noisy century link field. two round trip tickets for seattle not counting any baggage fees, there is your first $844. once l you have plenty of hotel options. the best western will run you 124 bucks per night. the fairmont 301. let's call that a ballpark afternoon about $425 for two nights. we'll assume you're okay with public transportation so expect about 45 bucks over the next two days. while getting harassed for wearing your 9ers great extent you're definitely going to want lunch at the pike place market. throw in a $100 dinner and your
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daily meal cost will land around $150. of course, all of this is meaningless if you can't get in the building. >> majority of our sales are actually coming the state of california. cameron is well aware of the complaints about seattle's choice to block ticket sells in california. that, of course, is good news for stub hub. >> yeah. it only helps us. there are no restrictions. if you are a 49er fan, we won't restrict you. >> complain all you want, you're stuck in the secondary ticket market, and it is a merciless one. cheapest tickets $375 a piece in the upper level endzone. and that brings us to our final tally. with t-shirts a cool the $2,400. >> we didn't even take the you to the space needle. those $375 seats already gone, by the way. if you want to sit in the lower level, it will run the you well
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over $1,000. we are also assuming you won't need a parking pass. but that would cost about another $100. >> yeah. of course you can drive in your car, sleep in your car, eat in your car. >> reporter: right. >> then you have to park your car. >> reporter: and go outside and look for tickets. >> yeah. seattle's decision not to sell ticketers in california, that's been done before. >> reporter: yeah. the denver broncos are only selling tickets to their immediate region which means no access for patriot fans in the boston area. but 49er coach jim harbaugh was asked about thatted to. >> it's within the rules. it's within the spirit of the rules of the national football league. i actually respect it. that you're trying to do for your team, put them in the best possible position to win. >> very powerful. harbaugh is okay with that, but somebody actually suing the nfl over superbowl tickets. that lawsuit claims very few of those tickets are sold directly
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to fans, essentially forcing them into these aftermarketplaces like stub hub. >> again, going to to superbowl is not priceless. there is the price. >> about 2500 bucks per ticket. >> smart thing would be to book that airline right now. >> some people do that. >> all right allen, thanks. coming up, the growing urgency to catch a bay area fire bug. why a clue in the case could be stopping the arsonist. more and more gas stations will be eliminated. more and more warehouses. how reallies sit space is becoming so valuable bay area businesses are turning to toxic waste sites. why some students are being taught nothing but lies.
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an arsonist. someone has sparked more than a dozen fires since wednesday. kpix 5's len ramirez is outside a church struck twice by the arsonist. len. >> reporter: julia, neighbors are hoping the increased publicity over this string of arsons that has been hitting san jose since last week will scare the arsonist into hibernation. just in case he comes out again tonight, more eyes will be out there looking for him. >> the devil not gone stop us or rob our joy. >> the greater saint john baptist church was hit hard by the serial arsonist twice, both times charring a converted trailer used for bible classes. the pastor says it is not stopping hill congregation. >> we do like they used to do in the old south, have church in the parking lot if we have to. we gone have church. we gone praise god. >> the arsons set here on wednesday and sunday are two of the 13 fires attribute toad the arsonist who has been active in
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the neighborhood between 2:00 and 5:00 in the morning. police the used surveillance video and witness statement to produce a sketch of a person of interest. so far, no one has been arrested, bit may have the effect of vogue or stopping the arsonist. >> within the last 24 hours we have not had any fires related to arson. >> the captain says the sketch has also triggered more tips from the public. >> we're still actively investigating this case. >> downtown city councilman's office has helped neighbors organize and form overnight watch groups who plan to stay up and keep a look out during the early morning hours. other neighbors are take action to fix street lights that are out and keeping their holiday lights lit for now so the arsonist doesn't have the cover of darkness. >> it is a good idea. always helps to be safe and work with your neighbors to keep the neighborhood safe. i guess the police are probably stepping us patrolling more, too. so that's all good. >> neighbors throughout the downtown area are concerned and so are firefighters. tape would be the ones who would have to run into a
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burning building to try and saver people who may be sleeping there if the arsonist strikes again. so, for that reason, the san jose firefighters union is offering a $10,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the arsonist. reporting live in san jose, len ramirez, kpix 5. >> investigators warn the arsonist is considered dangerous. if you see anything suspicious, don't try and take matters into your own hands. call police. they say real estate is all about location, location, location. but even a great location less appealing if it comes with old underground storage tanks and contaminated soil. that used to be the case. in a market this hot, even an old mess sedillo worth a small for-- is worth a small fortune. >> another condo project is rising from the dirt. one more example of a real estate market that defies
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description. >> unbelievable. yeah. overbids on everything and less and less inventors. >> only this particular site tells the story started back until 1998. when a gallon of regular unleaded costs you a buck 50. >> that's when federal law required old underground storage tanks to be restored. a move that put mom and pop stations its of business. >> big companies can absorb it. we can't. >> from there, a mix of economics and environmental laws turned many san francisco gas stations into desserted eyesores. just look at miss sitting right across the street from an -- mess sitting across the street. the cost and bureaucracy involved with cleaning up these sites kept developers away for decades. now, all that has changed. >> with the up tick of the market and more developing
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going on and the ease of getting things through the city, more people are picking up gas stations or other sites that have been under utilized. >> reporter: realtor tim brown is turning a handful of old gas stations into condo developments. he says this is about more than just the hot market. he points to a city that is determined to grow. >> several areas have been up zones so they can build more than they could have three or four years ago. >> that added reward for developers as the city is scrambling to sign off on clean up jobs. >> we require that site be cleaned up to residential standards. >> the city is even working overtime to keep up with demand. >> cases i have been working on three to five years ago, suddenly they are being revived. >> so if your neighborhood has an abandon gas station that seems like it has been there
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forever, don't be surprised if it suddenly goes from eyesore to science project to construction site and ultimately ends up looking something like this. >> more and more gas stations will be eliminated, more and more warehouses. it is not just the gas stations. it is under utilized sites. >> reporter: by law, whoever made that mess is on the hook for the clean up cost. it is still a rigorous job. every cubic foot of soil has to be inventoried, tested for contamination, disposed of and dumped off site. >> wow. okay. paul, we did see a little bit of rain saturday. do we all that rain? >> reporter: this year, yes. this year we will call it that. >> i know. >> reporter: slim pickings right no. everybody else is stuck in 10, 20, 30 degrees or snow or ice. they see our forecast and say i don't care about your draught, i want 70 degrees. well, have at it cause we got
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more of it coming. look at that beautiful shot. full moon coming up on wednesday. great job from our dublin cam and the moon. beautiful shot of the bay light and bay bridge from our roof top. not a cloud in the sky all day long. very toasty high temperatures. this will be one of the coolest days this week. these were your highs. oakland, record high. redwood city you also hit 70. san jose, 68 representing the south bay. san francisco 67. cbs evening newsfield, you were 62 degrees today. by the way, no rainfall today and for the next two weeks. so let's talk about what's going on. we had this big ring of high pressure. cbs was talking about this about 20 minutes ago. it is not over oregon or seattle where we have the big football game coming up sunday. it is over juno alaska. that is not coming here any time soon. that big ridge of high pressure. is the rim not moving or is something else not -- ridge not
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moving. the answer is, there is an even binger area of low pressure over the -- bigger tear yager creating a traffic jam in the atmosphere. this guy is note moving so nothing else behind it can move. so we are stuck with the ridge waiting for this low to get out. problem is, the next couple weeks, it is not getting out. you will get a loot of sunshine and very warm weather for mid- january. look at the highs tomorrow. close to 70 in concord. close to 70 in san jose. another 70 degrees record setting day in oakland. redwood city, you will hit 70 degrees again. thursday, still 70 degrees. friday, upper 60s as we head toward the weekend. little bit of an on shore flow. we will stay dry. not only for this week, this 7 day period, looks like about the next 14 to 20 days. >> so the cool day is sunday? >> reporter: yeah. we will be all the way down to the mid 60s. >> we're into february, though. >> reporter: think of
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valentine's day. what will come first? valentine's day or rainfall. right now, valentine's day. >> thanks, paul. still ahead, they fueled these distracted sasstous fires. >> it is really dangerous business. >> tonight, the plan to bring the same highly explosive oil to the bay area. >> there is just too much at risk. >> it's a story you'll only see on kpix 5. >> it stands out because we operate with that trust. how some bay area students are learning the truth about lies. ,,,,,,,,,,
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anncr: at jennie-o we heard of a place in iowa where every thursday people ride 10 miles for tacos. we thought we'd show up and surprise them with a better kind of taco made with jennie-o ground turkey cooked thoroughly to 165. i feed my kids turkey tacos over regular tacos any day. i think they are light and they are just fresh tasting. yeah. when i eat well, i feel well. anncr: it's time for a better taco. the tacos tonight were pretty much perfect. make the switch. look for jennie-o ground turkey in a store near you. tells them. but as kpix 5's john ramos tells us: one g polls are showing that most americans don't have much trust in what their government tells them these days. but as kpix 5's john ramos tells us, one group of east bay studentses is examining the truth behind the lies. >> colleges and universities are supposed to be places where people go to seek truth.
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but that's not happening in this classroom at st. mary's college. welcome to lying 101. >> i am teaching them to think really about the subject of lying and how it permeates culture and how it permeates the society. >> the professor says it's important to understand why each of us lies if we are to understand why others would lietous. >> i have never obstructed justice. >> read my lips. no new taxes. >> i did not have sexual relations with that woman. >> indeed, i did have a relationship that was not appropriate. >> the professor says president clinton's lie wasn't fatal because it was private matter and he had never claimed to be a perfect husband. contrap that with john edwards who often spoke lovingly of his wife only to father child with
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a former mistress. his career was ruined. the class also disguisessed recent problems of new jersey governor chris christie. >> i terminated her employment because she lied to me. >> the professor says if it turns outs kristi did know what was going on it could be highly damaging because he has condemned others for lying in the past. >> if you have health insurance, you can keep it. >> but weiner says he is not bothered nearly as much by president obama's turn from the truth. >> it is because i am a democrat and i am trying not to take that side, but i can't help it. we lost a whole ton of coverage because of the new policy. so that's something that effects me and really pisses me off. >> so what was learned here today? perhaps lies, like politics, emailingfect us the most when they hit close to home. at least that's my story, and i'm sticking to it.
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john ramos, kpix 5 news. >> most of the course surrounds high profile lies in the political realm. but the professor also asked students to reflect own lies they have been keeping themselves. only on kpix 5, derailing a new danger. what we uncovered about the plan to bring the same oil that spill these distracted sasstous fires to the -- disastrous fires to the bay area. a $100 million plan to build a shopping center right here in the bay area that is not like anything in the u.s. ,,
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...ask your doctor about reducing the risk of stroke with pradaxa. highly-f >> it's note right. not right. we live here. now at 6:30, the greg backlash against a plan to -- growing pack lash to slam in huge amounts of highly flammable crude oil. there is a new potential danger. only on kpix 5, christin ayers discovered it may be brought in through one east bay community. >> a toxic cloud of smoke and
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flames in north dakota. a town in quebec leveled with 47 dead. train derailments involving unusually powerful explosions are on the rise. and they all have a common cargo. crude oil tracked from north dakota. >> all over the united states, that's all they're bringing in. >> kelly graham and her neighbors are fighting to keep the trains from rolling into the bay area. >> there is just too much at risk. >> a company wants to modernize and reactivate an old pge storage terminal in pittsburgh. the plan is to bring the oil in by rail, primarily from north dakota, store it in huge tanks, then transfer it to all five bay area refineries. >> 242,000-barrels a day in and out. that's an incredible and ridiculous amount. >> a draft environmental report
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admits to significant and unavoidable risk of air pollution, green house gas emissions, spill and accidents. >> now we learn the trains are potentially explosive time bombs. federal investigators say the chemical the oil contains from the process make it even more flammable than traditional heavy crude. >> transporting 50 and 100 tanker car trains of crude oil that is volatile and flammable and explosive is really dangerous business. >> they say the chemicals known to be used in fracking are also very toxic. >> benzene is a very powerful cancer-causing agent associated with all sorts of health impacts, particularly things like lieu chemo ma in children. >> we asked the company's
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representative about that. >> the facility is designed to silent, odorless and safe. >> a safety alert was just released about this. how does that impact the environmental report? >> it has already been addressed. >> that particular alert? >> oh, well, as i said, the environmental report already covers crude oil that include the quality of the crude oil. so it is not really possible for that sort of thing to happen. >> but tell that to the residents of north dakota. >> completely surrounded by homes. >> these two aren't buying it. >> we have this wonderful, new district down here, old town. for them to bring in an industrial project such as that so close to our home, no. >> instead of being another
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town a disaster has happened in, we will be a town that didn't allow this to happen to begin with. >> in pittsburgh, christin ayers, kpix. >> they are putting off a decision on the project until next month. then that recommendation goes to the city council in march. after 40 years in congress, bay area represent have george miller says he is ready to retire. it was hugs and hand shakes for the contra costa county democrat this morning. after his announcement, he has spent 40 years in congress serving as a leading voice on education and labor issues. miller is one of the last of a group of lawmakers elected in 1974 right after the water gate scandal. he played instrumental roles in passing the no child left behind and the aced fordable health care act. looking-- affordable health care act. looking b he says he is proud
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of what he has done. >> i have had a great run. hard to isolate on one, but the affordable health care act to me is a game change r. for the whole nation and for families. >> the 68-year-old is fifth on the house majority list and is a top adviser to house minority leader nancy pelosi. places where they used to hang out like the mid-market area are less welcoming as new businesses move in. our mark kelly found the homeless are seeking shelter in knew new neighborhoods. >> in the sad doe of city hall where tour buses drive by, the homeless population is almost every corner. some say dirty up the streets for the rest of us. >> trash, throw up, fecal matter, things like that. >> people sleeping and smelling.
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>> ever since the city embarked on cleaning up mid market and construction started booming, residents have seen homeless migrate to the civic center. >> it's true. you can push people as far out as you want until you get to the ocean, and then where you going? >> for the city, a good deal of focus is on cleaning up the library. according to the san francisco chronicle has stationed an officer to control the homeless population. at the same time, the mayor's office is taking a fresh look at a state law that gives california counties permission to force treatment on the mentally ill. >> some of these people out on the streets can actually get a job and get off the street. >> san francisco's next challenge is where to allow its homeless in a city already stuffed with people.
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in san francisco, mark kelly, kpix 5. coming up next, if $100 million plan built as the only mall of its kind in the u.s. and, how a company that claims to rescue people in distress is accused of preying on those they promised to help. ,,
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only project of its kind in u-s -- and would target the asian shoppers. $100 million mall that could be soon coming to the south bay would be the only project of its kinds anywhere in the u.s. it would target the asian shopper. civic mall would be built just off 880, 237 at mccarthy. our ryan takeo shows us it doesn't client big anchor stores. imstead, hundreds of -- instead, hundreds of smaller ones. >> as it stands today the shopping center is pretty empty. 50% of the stores are vacant. recently a developer bought the land and plans to turn it into this.
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it is the shopper's dream. >> everybody will be able to see this wonderful building. >> the $100 million project includes under ground parking and a hotel. the mall will try to play four- story the area's asian demographic. success can be seen down the street. the strip mall is made up of agistors and restaurants and it draws quite a crowd. >> . >> you don't have to make the drive out to san francisco just to get that environment. >> around the bay area, there are plenty of these asian scene strip malls like here. but pacific mall says it's going to be one of a kind in the united states. >> pacific mall will be the u.s.' only indoor asian-themed mall. the only other in north america is in toronto. this youtube clip shows that center is inside. the pacific mall will have between 2 and 300 small shops. >> not your typical mall where
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you have a sear's or penneys. >> i'll definitely come to check it out. >> the city hopes this mall draw visitors developers promise because they would gladly trade this half empty lot for a breathtaking mall with tax revenue. ryan takeo kpix 5. >> city council is expected to make a final decision in the next couple weeks. developers hope it would start in 2014 team mall would open by 2017. still ahead, accused of preying on the vulnerable. how a medical company scammed customers out of hundreds. we have a red flag warning in effect for tonight. higher elevations north patience east bit. it is as dry outside as the summertime which begs the question, any rain in the forecast? answer, next. i am dennis o'donnell. sometimes i feel just like a-
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rod. >> i i'm part of history. >> sometimes i am as thirsty as a quarterback. believe it or not, we're going to tie all this together, coming up. ,,,,,, good. good answer. check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day,
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half a million californianse now signed up for health insurance through covered
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california. but "some" recent enrollees they're having problems "proving" th half a million californians have now signed up for health insurance through covered california. >> but some recent enrollees say they are having problems proving they are covered. >> it is estimated thousands of new enrollees have not received any the documentation from their new health insurer. but the state says people who have enrolled and paid their first premium should be okay. steve robin is one of the new enrollees who has yet to receive anything from anthem blue cross. as a result he was forced to pay out of pocket when he recently had the flu. health care and asiana crashes -- cord california says enrollees without documentation should contact their insurer but says people who have enrolled and paid should be covered. meanwhile, some pharmacies are filling prescriptions for
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people with or without that paperwork. the sec has froze tennessee assets of a medical alert company which may have scammed elderly customers out of more than $13 million. the company operating under a variety of names allegedly called elderly victims and claimed a friend or relative had already purchased the device for them. they say tele marketers also lead about the cost and vary the use health endorsements. they have received 66,000 complaints about the company. not to be confused with the better known life alert. life watch victims should contact the ftc. state franchise tax board looking for 48,000 tax payers whose refunds returned by the postal service last year. the state says it's holding $16 million that belongs to tax payers. the refund checks range from $1 to 4,554, 4,554,000 -- 54,000.
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we should warn you, there are a lot of tax scams out there. so if you get an email or text message, it is probably a scam. tax agencies don't contact in that way. if you have consumer problems or you get one of those emails, give us a call. >> tax time again. >> it is a little soon. feels like it. >> didn't we just run that story? >> all right. january and we're hearing red flag warning? >> reporter: you know what, it's not january. it feels like tax day, though. mid-april. 70degrees. sunshine. >> it does. >> reporter: and we are taking about the red flag warning. a lot of things, we are not playing with the right month. the only thing that feels like january is the other night lows. afternoon feels like spring. weather feels like sum per when
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it comes to rainfall. look at this gorgeous shot. somebody put a camera up there. that is a beautiful shot. like being in a helicopter. beautiful live picture with not a cloud in the sky. concord, currently 54. cooling off quickly tonight. livermore, 53. santa rosa 55. oakland, 70, record high. pretty cool video to show you from kirkwood. yes, there is snow. the snow guns are on. they tell me 4 inches of mother nature made snowfall over the weekend. and, this cool video, they say the skiing is good. 16%. at kirkwood it is all good. they invite you to come up and enjoy. there is snow on the run in the sierra. 35234 fairfield. cold away from water, but the afternoon, boy, are they going
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to be mild. we have a football game to talk about. dennis will have a lot more coming up in sports. i'll give you the forecast. it's going to be raining in seattle. does that in january a lot. cloudy, 53 degrees. a little bit wet for that championship game coming up on sunday. that storm track is way up in alaska. no where close to us. don't even think about rainfall for a while. thingies in the atmosphere are stuck. there is a huge ridge of low pressure near canda. as long as that won't move, and it won't, we will have a traffic jam. as long as that is not moving, our rim of high pressure also will not -- ridge of high pressure will not go anywhere storage tanks you're stuck, if you will, will 70 -- stuck, if you will. record highs likely tomorrow wednesday and thursday. any chance of rainfall not near. zero rainfall for the next 7 to 10 days at a minimum. look at these highs tomorrow .
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livermore 70. 68 in san francisco. alameda, 70. sonoma 71. we are staying warm through thursday. right around 70 degrees. coupledegrees friday and over it could with. mainly do i recollect mainly sunny and very mild for mid- january. more on that nfc championship game with dennis.
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♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ bay, they beat the panthersn carolina....and if they can if you're the 49ers, the road to the superbowl is fast. the packers, the panthers, they are one win away in another team city going back to the superbowl. >> this team has been in a lot of situations. been every where, man. like the johnny cash song. we been every where, man. >> the 49ers ended the regular season in arizona. they went to green bainite freezing temperatures. we knew very well -- green bay into freezing temperatures. then charlotte. fortunately, the harbaugh house is in good hands while the coach say way. >> stephanie, our babysitter recorded the game for us. and she took out the trash.
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she is the best. not a lot of babysitters would do that. and i did get a real nice note on the trash can this morning saying great job, coach. quest for six from the fellows. appreciated that. >> with the win yesterday, colin crystaller nick improved to 3-0 on the road in playoffs. he has already set a 49ers record. he will tie dawson, staubach for third of all time. impressive. a-rod will not crack. >> i am part of history. if you're going to try to destroy all of that, i'm saying no. you serve me why i should serve one inning. >> major league baseball reduce a-rod's sis pension. but that was not enough for rodriguez. he wants the entire thing overturned so he can play ball
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this season. good luck with that. australian open. four-time champ. won in straight sets. his 22nd straight win. but it is another streak that had him choosing his words carefully. >> you got engaged after the u.s. open. congratulations. since then, no ring on your finger. >> she's supposed to wear the ring. >> i know. >> i was joking. >> what. you didn't buy her a ring? >> of course i did. come on. engagement ring. that is one of the most important things for a woman. >> that's true. i think that's a fair statement. >> since you paid for the engagement ring, you haven't lost a match. the obvious question is what took you so long. >> you're putting me on the spot right now. she's watching, of course. i love you, darling. that's all i'm going to say.
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>> very well played. exactly. if you were busy watching the nfl this weekend, here is what you missed. >> ended the round. look at the reaction. drop the club. wait for it to go in. yes. how about. this harris thinks he has an easy dunk. haven't seen an ejection like that since ken, your junior prom. highlights were few and far between for the cavs. they lost by 44 in sacramento. brooks wasn't the only one in a hurry yesterday. does god care who wins? maybe not. but a priest tells a woman at mass we can watch the 49ers play. >> there is bread and wine on the table. feel free to help yourself if you would like to.
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come as you are. just fine. two in peace. serve the lord. >> we will. thanks so much. >> and i'm out of here. >> probably one great sermon coming up next week. >> yeah. >> better go to the saturday 5:30 mass. >> right. >> because he's not going to be there on sunday. >> the one right before the game will be packed, though. >> probably got a big screen on the alter. >> he was from the bay area, but he is in butte montana. >> those are 9er color -- colors. >> that's right. >> we'll see you at 11:00. licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive.
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